The Statistics minor complements and enhances a wide variety of undergraduate majors by providing valuable training in data analysis and statistical modeling and inference.

About this Program

Department Information

The mission of the Department of Statistics is to provide its students with a fundamental understanding of statistical reasoning and methodology, to train them to apply this knowledge to the collection and analysis of data, and to prepare them for careers in a highly technological society in which science and decision-making are increasingly driven by a rapid expansion in the quantity and availability of data.


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  • This minor requires a minimum of six (6) STA courses.
  • (STA 3024 or STA 3032) and STA 3100 should be taken prior to STA 4210.
  • STA 4321 and/or STA 4322 are a prerequisite for many of the approved electives.
  • No more than 3 transfer credits may be applied to the minor.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 6 credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

Required Courses

Select one:3
Introduction to Statistics 2
Engineering Statistics
STA 3100Programming With Data in R3
STA 4210Regression Analysis3
STA 4211Design of Experiments3
Approved electives6
Total Credits18

Approved Electives

STA 3180Statistical Modelling3
STA 4222Sample Survey Design3
STA 4241Statistical Learning in R3
STA 4273Statistical Computing in R3
STA 4321Introduction to Probability3
STA 4322Introduction to Statistics Theory3
STA 4502Nonparametric Statistical Methods3
STA 4504Categorical Data Analysis3
STA 4702Multivariate Statistical Methods3
STA 4712Introduction to Survival Analysis3
STA 4821Stochastic Processes3
STA 4853Introduction to Time Series and Forecasting3
STA 4911Undergraduate Research in Statistics0-3
STA 4930Special Topics3
STA 4956Overseas Studies1-15